Interesting Read : How the Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive//

…(D)igital technology didn’t really take off until the fountain pen had already begin its decline, and the ballpoint its rise. The ballpoint became popular at roughly the same time as mainframe computers. Articles about the decline of handwriting date back toat least the 1960s—long after the typewriter, but a full decade before the rise of the home computer.

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